Media stories about Citizens (NYSE:CIA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Citizens earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 44.8757873861172 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Lobbyists face new requirements at Citizens (bizjournals.com)
- Seeing U.S. Flag Alongside North Korea’s Was ‘Disgusting,’ Says Ex-CIA Official (msn.com)
- Ex-CIA official: Seeing the U.S. flag used as backdrop for Kim is ‘disgusting’ (msn.com)
- Debut novelist scoops $2million deal for book about the CIA’s 1950s mission to smuggle banned copies of ‘Dr Zhivago’ into the Soviet Union (dailymail.co.uk)
- Contrasting Citizens (CIA) and FBL Financial Group (FFG) (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Citizens traded up $0.08, reaching $7.97, during mid-day trading on Thursday, according to MarketBeat.com. 53,300 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 62,161. Citizens has a twelve month low of $6.67 and a twelve month high of $8.87.
Separately, ValuEngine lowered Citizens from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd.
Citizens, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides life insurance products in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Life Insurance and Home Service Insurance. The Life Insurance segment offers ordinary whole life, burial insurance, pre-need policies, and accident and health related policies, as well as credit life insurance and final expense policies to middle and lower income families, and individuals in the Midwest and Southern United States; and whole life and endowment policies to international residents.
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